Desert Nuns

Witnesses of Faith

Last night I was reading through my Zenit email and came across this story about a woman named Chiara. Upon reading it I was deeply moved by her faith and trust in God’s Providence.  Chiara Petrillo – 28 years old.  As I read the brief account of her life, I couldn’t help but think... [Read more...]

Corpus Christi 2012

Yesterday was the glorious Feast of Corpus Christi!  As part of the tradition of our Order, this is one of the Feasts that we celebrate with special solemnity. This year was our first Procession here at Our Lady of Solitude Chapel. We want to share  a video of our little Procession. It was such... [Read more...]

Receiving with Thanks

Growing up in the ‘country’, sharing garden vegetables was as much a part of summer as swimming, picnics, and road trips!  Whatever our garden produced, we shared with neighbors and cousins.  And it was a two way street! Zucchini, tomatoes, peas, green onions, berries – whatever... [Read more...]

Gift and Mystery

“I am often asked, especially by young people, why I became a priest.  Maybe some of you would like to ask the same question.  Let me try briefly to reply.  I must begin by saying that it is impossible to explain entirely.  For it remains a mystery, even to myself.  How does one explain... [Read more...]